BREAKING Penge crash: Mum killed and baby fighting for life after car in

A mum in her 20s has been killed and her baby is fighting for life after a car was in collision with a pram in London tonight.

Police were called to Croydon Road, Penge in south London, at around 8pm on Sunday following reports of a road traffic collision.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended.

A car was found to have been involved in a collision with a mother and a baby in a pram.

Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, the mother, believed to be in her 20s, was declared dead at the scene.

Police at the scene of the crash
A baby is fighting for its life

 

The baby, believed to be eight months old, has been taken to hospital.

His injuries have been assessed as life-threatening.

Road closures have been put in place. The driver of the car, who stopped at the scene, has been taken to hospital. His injuries are non life-threatening.

The crash took place earlier this evening
A woman believed to be in her 20s was pronounced dead at the scene

He has not been arrested and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

At this early stage officers are working to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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